Aetna Business Project Program Manager (Rating Environment/Large Group Underwriting) in St Louis, Missouri

Req ID: 42955BR

POSITION SUMMARY

Aetna s Rating Environment team is looking for a Business Project Program Manager to join their team. This role is a highly visible role within the Underwriting Shared Services Technology and Reporting team. The candidate will have broad responsibilities for customer service support, developing new workflows, enhancements to rating systems, supporting training and ensuring required documentation is complete. As the Business Project Program Manager, the candidate will be responsible for supporting the business activities related to the development, implementation and ongoing management of project(s) working with the development team within large group underwriting rating systems with very limited supervision. S/He will supplies business requirements for software systems development projects by working with users and/or business stakeholders. The individual s primary focus areas: recommendations for system functionality, specification documentation, performing system testing, providing individual user training as part of handling user requests and questions, and documentation responsibilities.

Fundamental Components:· Successfully completes multiple competing tasks within project(s); self-monitors performance, tracks and is accountable for progress against timeline and key milestones. · Builds and leverages strong relationships to work effectively across business areas; solicits and evaluates internal and external customer feedback to enhance continuous quality improvement.

Identifies gaps, recommends enhancements, and writes system specifications for new and/or existing rating system workflows based on broad view of the organization, with a primary focus on underwriting. · Monitors requests for assistance from customers, responds promptly and accurately and maintains issue database. · Updates and maintains training and reference materials for end-users related to rating and workflow processes.· Identifies cross-functional support required to achieve business objectives. BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:· 4-6 year of general medical underwriting knowledge, large group underwriting experience is strongly preferred. · Excellent written and verbal communication skills.· Ability to review data to draw conclusions, respond appropriately, and make recommendations. · Attention to detail. · Proven ability to affect change/interpersonal skills. · Experience in testing, help desk, training. · Solid Project Management skills. EDUCATION

The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Functional - Underwriting/Pricing methodologies (manual, experience, blended, alternate, etc.)/4-6 Years

Functional - Actuarial/Modeling & tool development/4-6 Years

TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES

Technical - Database//4-6 Years/System Support

REQUIRED SKILLS

General Business/Applying Reasoned Judgment/MASTERY

Leadership/Anticipating and Innovating/ADVANCED

Leadership/Developing and Executing Strategy/ADVANCED

DESIRED SKILLS

General Business/Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen/ADVANCED

General Business/Ensuring Project Discipline/MASTERY

Sales/Negotiating collaboratively/ADVANCED

TELEWORK

Must live commuting distance from an Aetna office. Will consider telework for current internals who are currently 100% WAH.

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

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Job Function: Management